Salt Lake City, Utah June 8, 2012–Steve Baughman and Eric Baughman, President and CEO of Utah-based Cytozyme Laboratories, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative products and nutritional concepts for agricultural and animal production, were recently awarded the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the Utah Region.
Awards are given to entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. This year’s group of 13 entrepreneurs was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous winners of the award, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders.
“To receive the Ernst & Young award was a great honor for both of us,” said Eric Baughman, CEO of Cytozyme. “We work hard to make sure that our efforts at Cytozyme not only benefits the industry in which we serve but also the community at large, and to be recognized for our work is both rewarding and exciting.”
The Baughman’s, along with the other regional winners, will be part of the National Entrepreneur of the Year national awards in November. The Entrepreneur of the Year Program, which is in its 26th year, has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries throughout the world.
Founded in 1975, Cytozyme Laboratories, Inc. is a leading supplier of innovative products and nutritional concepts for agricultural and animal production. The company’s products are sold in more than twenty countries worldwide through local and independent distributors as well as leading multinational companies. Cytozyme’s research and development activities are aimed at providing farmers with safe and effective products designed to improve crop quality and productivity, while maintaining a steadfast commitment to environmental stewardship.###
For over 40-years, Cytozyme has been committed to feed the world responsibly by delivering high performance, proven soil-to-shelf crop solutions using innovative technology and rigorous quality controls. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Cytozyme is trusted by progressive growers around the world. Feet-on-the-farm expertise is provided through its industry-respected leadership, a global network of in-country expert managers and select retail distributors. For more information, visit: www.cytozyme.com.